Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness

Author: Ronald W. Scott
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323070612
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Combining the best of author Ron Scott’s books, Promoting Legal Awareness in Physical and Occupational Therapy and Professional Ethics: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals, his newest text Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness: A Primer for Health Professionals and Patients includes the latest case, regulatory, and statutory law. This valuable ethical and legal resource also includes an alphabetized section on HIPAA, current information on the reauthorized IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Act), and expanded coverage of alternative dispute resolution and attorney-health professional-client relations. Cases and Questions allow you to apply key legal and ethical principles to a rehabilitation practice situation. Special Key Term boxes introduce and define important vocabulary to ensure your understanding of chapter content. Additional resource lists in each chapter include helpful sources for articles, books, and websites to further your learning. Case Examples let you put new ideas and concepts into practice by applying your knowledge to the example. Legal Foundations and Ethical Foundations chapters introduce the basic concepts of law, legal history, the court system, and ethics in the professional setting to provide a solid base for legal and ethical knowledge. An entire chapter devoted to healthcare malpractice provides vital information on practice problems that have legal implications, the claim process, and claim prevention. An extended discussion of the Americans with Disabilities Act informs you of your rights as an employee as well as the challenges faced in the workforce by your rehabilitation patients. Content on employment legal issues includes essential information for both employees and employers on patient interaction and the patient’s status in the workplace. Coverage of end-of-life issues and their legal and ethical implications provides important information for helping patients through end-of-life decisions and care.

The Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Holly M Clynch
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803658281
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Be prepared for your new role as a PTA. This is the perfect introduction to the history of the Physical Therapist Assistant and their responsibilities today. The 2nd Edition of this groundbreaking delves into the ever-expanding role of the PTA in the clinical setting, as well as the regulations that govern the PTA’s scope of work. Inside, you’ll find the knowledge you need to grow as a PTA…from your first semester through your last. By understanding the importance of this information and how it affects you, your colleagues, and your patients, this text empowers you in your new role and in your professional relationships.

Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Patricia A. Potter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293964
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn fundamental nursing principles, concepts, and skills with ease! Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition includes accurate, cutting-edge content, active learning strategies, and the latest evidence-based research to help you excel in your classes and prepare for success in today's competitive nursing field. An expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry provides a trusted, comprehensive resource, thoroughly reviewed by nursing experts and peers to ensure the most accurate content. With practical, fully integrated study support, this edition makes it easier than ever to build the understanding and clinical reasoning essential to providing excellent patient care. UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable. UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show you how to apply the nursing process for successful clinical outcomes. The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for clinical practice. More than 55 skills demonstrations guide you through each step for administering safe nursing care. More than 20 Procedural Guidelines clearly outline basic skill instructions. Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate actions. Planning sections on Goals and Outcomes, Setting Priorities, and Teamwork and Collaboration help you plan and prioritize care. Implementation sections detail care guidelines for health promotion, acute care, and continuing care across all practice settings. Delegation coverage clarifies which skills can or cannot be delegated. Safe Patient Handling Guidelines help you ensure compliance with patient safety regulations. More than 25 Care Plans help you understand how to apply the 5-step nursing process to address individual patient problems. Patient Teaching boxes help you develop and implement successful strategies for patient education. Nursing Assessment Questions boxes help you phrase questions for more effective patient communication. Cultural Aspect of Care boxes provide practical guidelines for managing patients' cultural needs and preferences. Focus on Older Adult boxes highlight key aspects of nursing assessment and care for this growing population. Key Points summarize important content for more efficient study. Key terms at the beginning of each chapter include convenient page references to complete definitions. More than 25 Concept Maps illustrate care planning for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses. NOC outcomes, NIC interventions, and the latest NANDA diagnoses incorporated into Care Plans reflect national care standards you'll encounter in practice. UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares you for the special challenges involved in caring for cancer survivors who still face physical and emotional effects of the illness and its treatment. Engaging study tools on the Evolve companion website reinforce your understanding with convenient access to skills video clips, skills checklists, chapter audio summaries, answers to practice questions, a calculations tutorial, a searchable audio glossary, a Spanish/English glossary, and more. NEW and UNIQUE! Building Competency boxes help you apply QSEN (Quality & Safety Education for Nurses) competencies to realistic clinical situations.

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

Author: Timothy L. Kauffman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702060585
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives. Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging which have significant impact on the older person. The second and third units go on to review important aging-related conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular/neurological systems respectively. Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients. Critically, all of these units emphasize important examination and diagnostic procedures needed for a thorough evaluation and stress interventions that can be of significant benefit to the older patient. The ninth unit presents select physical therapeutic interventions that are especially important in managing rehabilitative care. Key societal issues related to aging are discussed in the tenth unit. Finally, the concluding eleventh unit focuses on the successful rehabilitation team that includes both professional and non-professional caregiver members. A trusted guide to the conditions and problems faced when evaluating and treating geriatric patients Extensive coverage over 84 chapters, each written by an expert in the field Includes imaging, vision and the aging ear Cross-referenced - providing the complexity and inter-relatedness of co-morbidities common to aging patients Collaborative international perspective Chapters on the aging spine; frailty; safe pilates for bone health; health care for older people Additional renowned editor - Ronald W. Scott Revised title to reflect the comprehensive scope of content covered (previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual)

Ethics Law and Aging Review Volume 7

Author: Marshall B. Kapp, JD, MPH, FCLM
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826115799
Format: PDF, Docs
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Health care and human service professionals often experience anxiety about potential adverse legal repercussions for actions taken or not taken in the course of caring for patients or clients. In this volume, professionally distinguished and diverse authors discuss both the real and perceived legal liability context within which health and human service delivery to older persons takes place. The benefits and costs of litigious, legislative, and regulatory interventions on the quality of care and the quality of life for recipients of geriatric services is evaluated. Most important, chapters present suggestions for ways to effectively reduce or manage legal risks and anxieties while improving patient care. This volume fills a gap in the literature by providing careful and accurate analysis of legal issues rarely translated into practical and useful advice for health care and human service professionals.

60 Minute Strategic Plan

Author: John E. Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780978645229
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Many business books tell you what to do… This book moves you to action. 60 Minute Strategic Plan: 2 Stages, 12 Steps, 300 Words...Planning and Problem Solving for the Real World is a hands-on planning workbook that helps businesses create much-needed but often-avoided strategic plans quickly and easily using an innovative one-page process that has a short learning curve and, most critically, helps individuals and teams make better decisions faster.Strategic plans describe where an organization is going over the next year or more and are critical to business success. Many companies resist the strategic planning process because they identify it with a large complex, time-consuming project. Enter the 60 Minute Strategic Plan... By the end of the book, readers will: - Learn a strategic planning process that is simple in format, quickly completed, easily communicated, and readily adjusted - Define where they want their businesses to go and how to get it there - Establish the best imaginable outcomes for their strategic issue - Finish a realistic plan by the end of the book - Be able to apply the 60 Minute process at any time on any issue The 60 Minute Strategic Plan has been used world-wide and has been proven to work by over 10,000 CEOs and senior managers in hundreds of industries processing thousands of issues.

Fundamentos de Enfermagem

Author: Patricia Potter
Publisher: Elsevier Brasil
ISBN: 8535268502
Format: PDF, Docs
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A nova edição possui conteúdo preciso e atualizado, com as últimas pesquisas baseadas em evidências para favorecer os estudantes de enfermagem nas aulas e no competitivo campo profissional. Escrito por experts da área, o livro tem uma abordagem didática e estudo integrado à prática, facilitando a compreensão e construção do raciocínio clínico no cuidado do paciente. Adaptado à Realidade Brasileira, destacando-se as políticas de saúde do SUS, como a estratégia de Saúde da Família e assistência à saúde do idoso no Brasil. Além de informações sociodemográficas e epidemiológicas, código de Ética de Enfermagem, Legislações Brasileiras, medicamentos, informações da Anvisa e Procedimentos. Apresenta quadros de Construção de Competências, práticas baseadas em evidências e educação do paciente e estudos de casos clínicos com mais de 725 questões de revisão para praticar os conceitos de plano de cuidado e mapas conceituais. Inclui mais de 55 demonstrações de habilidade para guiar você passo a passo para a realização de cuidados de enfermagem com total segurança e modelos de raciocínio crítico que demonstram como aplicar o processo de enfermagem para resultados clínicos bem sucedidos. Resultados NOC, intervenções NIC e os mais recentes diagnósticos NANDA incorporados aos Planos de Cuidados refletem os padrões de cuidados que você encontrará na prática. Glossário de enfermagem que fornece acesso rápido e conveniente através de definições de todos os termos-chave.

Promoting Legal Awareness in Physical and Occupational Therapy

Author: Ronald W. Scott
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815179962
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A reader friendly format enforces key legal concepts helps occupational and physical therapy students integrate those concepts into clinically relevant examples. Legal topics discussed include informed consent, contracts, malpractice, and insurance. Rehearsal scenarios help the reader to practice testifying as an expert witness. Glossary relates health care law and ethics cases and questions, risk management hints in plain English, not legalese. Comprehensive annotated bibliographies are included.

Criminal Justice Ethics

Author: Cyndi Banks
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506326072
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Criminal Justice Ethics, Fourth Edition examines the criminal justice system through an ethical lens by identifying ethical issues in practice and theory, exploring ethical dilemmas, and offering suggestions for resolving ethical issues and dilemmas faced by criminal justice professionals. Bestselling author Cyndi Banks draws readers into a unique discussion of ethical issues by exploring moral dilemmas faced by professionals in the criminal justice system before examining the major theoretical foundations of ethics. This distinct organization allows readers to understand real life ethical issues before grappling with philosophical approaches to the resolution of those issues.